Generation X Author Pitches Futuristic Utility Pole
Reporter Tristan Hopper explains Coupland's "V-Pole" concept:
"The device, no larger than a telephone pole, would manage cell signals for multiple carriers, as well as wireless Internet for the surrounding neighbourhood. In-ground pads plugged into the pole would provide inductive charging for parked electric cars. An integrated touch screen would display maps, ads or payment interfaces, and an LED street light would be perched at the top of the pole."
This image is available at V-Pole.com:
Thanks to Joe Batcheller